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September 25, 2020

U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado, D-19, yesterday joined U.S. Sens. Chris Coons and Ben Cardin, Democrats from Delaware and Maryland respectively, in introducing the Small Business Debt Relief Extension Act to extend debt relief due to expire at the end of the month through next February.

Hundreds of thousands of organizations nationwide have taken advantage of debt reliefs in his Small Business Repayment Relief Act that was part of the CARES Act, Delgado said.


September 20, 2020

RHINEBECK – U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) joined the NY delegation in urging Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to immediately release the $3.7 million in reimbursements currently being withheld from the World Trade Center Health Program.


September 19, 2020

U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado, D-Rhinebeck, announced Friday that the town of Broome Volunteer Fire Department in Schoharie County will receive a $133,333 grant from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program administered through the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The award will allow the fire department to purchase 20 sets of self-contained breathing apparatus.


September 17, 2020

U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) announced more than $600,000 in federal grants for the Student Support Services Program at SUNY Ulster. The funds announced today are the sum of two annual U.S. Department of Education awards: one for $347,108.00, that will allow SUNY Ulster to serve 230 low-income and first-generation college students, the other for $261,888.00, which provides the school with resources to support 100 students with disabilities.


September 16, 2020

19th District Congressman Antonio Delgado announced the Transitional Housing Assistance Program at Opportunities for Otsego, Inc. received $475,000 in federal funding from the Office on Violence Against Women within the Department of Justice. It will pay for more than 40 residences to be used by domestic violence survivors and their families.


September 16, 2020

ONEONTA – Congressman Antonio Delgado, D-19, today announced $475,000 in federal funding for the Transitional Housing Assistance Program at Opportunities for Otsego, Inc.

The grant, from the Justice Department's Office on Violence Against Women, will provide funding for 42 residences for survivors and their families through private landlord housing units.


September 14, 2020

TOWN OF BETHEL – No Stone Pony, no Springsteen. No Bitter End, no Lady Gaga. No Troubadour, no Elton John. No Bethel Woods Center for the Performing Arts? Well, no Woodstock 50th anniversary celebration in 2019, for one.

Nationwide, small- and mid-sized concert venues are facing mammoth financial challenges. That's especially true in New York, where strong coronavirus-related restrictions have prevented concerts at venues like Bethel Woods since March.


September 12, 2020

STANFORDVILLE – On Friday, September 11, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) visited the Town of Stanford to view the Fire Company's display of 2,978 flags honoring the lives lost in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. The Congressman was joined by town Supervisor Wendy Burton and Stanford Fire Company member Evelyn Seipp.


September 10, 2020

More than $600,000 in federal support is coming to help students at SUNY Ulster.

Congressman Antonio Delgado announced the funding Thursday, saying the money is coming from two grant awards through the U.S. Department of Education.

One is to support services for 230 low-income or first-generation college students, the other will help out 100 students with disabilities.

This support will include things like academic counseling, helping students with transfers, and career coaching.


September 8, 2020

BETHEL WOODS CENTER FOR THE ARTS – US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Antonio Delgado are promoting a bill they hope will open a section of American business that could already be permanently damaged.

The Congressional lawmakers held a news conference yesterday at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, which is famous for hosting the original Woodstock Festival in 1969.

There, they revealed their RESTART Act, which would give relief to live entertainment businesses if it is signed into law.